Snuffbox Cottage

Strachur, Cairndow , PA27 8BY
OFFERS OVER £229,950

  • Robb Residential – Independent full service sales and lettings agency business House
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A charming detached cottage with stunning views of Loch Fyne and the surrounding landscape.

Turning now to the property, Snuffbox Cottage is a charming detached cottage of white harled walls with contrasting colour at window and doors. The roof is slated.

Given that the house is situated immediately on the single-track section of the A886, it enjoys outstanding views out across Loch Fyne to the hills and land mass beyond. Internally, the property includes deluxe level quality finishes with a complimentary programme of decorative work and soft furnishings.

The accommodation is as follows, via outer
front door to hallway, Bedroom 1 with window
to rear gardens, overhead storage cupboard
housing the electrical switch gear, wc,bedroom
2 (master) with window to front and rear

Snuffbox Cottage is located in an area of dramatic natural scenic beauty. The property faces west and there are superb views across Loch Fyne to the hills and glens beyond.

Strachur is a charming Argyllshire village and has local shops and services that cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Glasgow is about 62 miles and offers a full range of higher and further educational services as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city.

Dunoon is approximately 18.6 miles distant and it is approximately 55 miles via Loch Lomond-side to Glasgow Airport.

Primary schooling is available in Strachur and secondary schooling is available at Dunoon. The nearest independent school is Helensburgh at 41 miles.

The A83 & A82 provide access to central Scotland. Arrochar has a main line rail station with a service to and from Glasgow city centre and a sleeper to London.

The area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycle routes, challenging hill climbs, walks and several golf courses. The recently established Cowal Way stretches from Portavadie in the West and travels eastwards for 31 miles through some of the most dramatic and picturesque sea and landscapes in the west coast.

Sea, river and loch fishing are also available in the area as are a number of commercially run shoots. Some of the local estates allow stalking by arrangement.

For sailors, the sea lochs of the west of Scotland offer safe anchorages as well as spectacular coastal sailing, there are marina and chandlery services at Rhu, Inverkip and Dunoon.

Local Authorities
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602 127.

The property is heated by electric panel heating, the “Everhot “ range and the “Aga” log burning stove. The drainage system has a SEPA certificate, there is mains water and double glazing.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax
Snuffbox Cottage is currently a self-catering let. The Rateable value is £1,500 but no rates are payable as the property is exempt under the Scottish Government’s Small Business Bonus Scheme.

Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.

Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers will probably be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.

Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as fixtures and fittings (including garden ornaments and statuary) are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser by separate negotiation.

Photographs and particulars taken in February 2021.

Travel Directions
From Glasgow proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway for about 15 miles taking junction 30 onto the Erskine Bridge. Turn left off the bridge on the A82 and continue for about 25 miles to reach Tarbet. Continue to the left at Tarbet onto the A83 and proceed through Arrochar for a further 13 miles. Turn left onto the A815 and travel for about 9.5 miles to reach Strachur. Turn right onto the A886 for Colintraive and continue through Strachur for 0.7 miles, where Snuffbox Cottage is on the left hand side.

Alternative entrance to kitchen with Belfast
sink, “Everhot” range, utility area, family
bathroom with shower enclosure and free
standing roll top bath. Formal sitting room with
log burning stove and window seat
overlooking Loch Fyne.

Parking for two cars on the driveway. Log store to the side of the property. Easily maintained front gardens with attractive border, rose bushes, ornamental grasses, and gravel path. The front of the garden is retained by a dry-stone wall. There is a lawn to the side of the property which wraps around to the rear gardens. A little stream runs down the side of the garden. At the other side of the Cottage a stone staircase leads down to path and raised timber decking. The timber decking with close board fencing around it is ideal for alfresco dining and summer furniture. From this elevated situation there are spectacular and uninterrupted views over Loch Fyne. The property has the potential to be extended subject to planning and building control consents.